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jennings. tens of millions are bracing themselves for hurricane sandy. >> live picture from virginia beach. we don't have that picture now the storm surge there is severe. it is on track to collide with winter storm if the west antarctic air to form a super storm. >> people have been ordered to evacuate from atlantic city, new jersey, casinos are boarded up and closed, part of the boardwalk has wash wad way. >> tourists and locals are preparing for flooding and power outages. in new york city waves are splashing over the sea walls. here's t.j. winick live. >> reporter: good afternoon whether here on the southern tip of new jersey or 150 miles north up in new york city, we are expect to see water rise from 6 to 11 feet. it could have a devastating impact on the east coast. forcasters predict this could be the worst storm in two generations. hurricane sandy is strengthening and heading north. with 50 million in its path. the eye is expect to make landfall late monday night in atlantic city, new jersey but will.i.am pack communites hundreds of miles away. >>> -- >> -- >> this is going to be a
to life. superstorm sandy is living up to all warnings. at least 35 people have been killed. more than eight mill are without power. djg -- million are without power. sandy is leaving death, darkness and flooding as it moves inland. >> oh my gosh. no walls. >> reporter: the storm lost hurricane status monday as it made landfall on the new jersey shore 80 mile per hour winds. sandy had enough strength to flood lower manhattan with 13 foot storm surge and pushed this 700 ton tanker on to a staten island street. new york city subways under several feet of water. >> we've got all our resources to get everything open i am >> reporter: the damage is extensive in new york. a crane collapsed and still dangling 80 stories above streets. >> get on the sidewalk. >> reporter: major hospital was evacuated after its back-up generators failed. >> this is an infant. more more than 50 homes were destroyed when two fires sparked in the rockaways. >> couldn't get any apparatus. we had a boat got in the boat and went down there >> reporter: firefighters rescued dozens trapped, using that boat. damage wide
>>> sandy is no longer a hurricane. this is downtown new york city. wind and waves are causing huge problems there. i'm dan ashley. super storm sandy is being blamed for ten deaths. thousands of people are without power. utilities pulled the plug when water begin spilling over the seawall. the area of manhattan was dark chbdz. it extends from 29th street, south of times square. t.j. is live in cape may, new jersey. >> good evening. sandy may have made landfall several hours ago, but the winds have picked up considerably since then. it undoubtedly means many more power outages across the northeast. >> sandy made landfall in southern new jersey packing 80 mile-per-hour winds. before coming ashore the wrath and strength of this super storm was wreaking havoc throughout the northeast. recording breaking high tides and rough surf battered the coastline. roads washed away as communities got hit hard by flooding. water was pouring into ground zero in new york. more than 3 million people are without power in 11 states. part of the city that never sleeps is in the dark. the wall of a four st
>> dan: super storm sandy, swallowing and massive flooding. dangerous winds and millions without power on this very stormy night. >> i'm carolyn johnson. it made landfall in new jersey but being felt up through new england. at least five million people are spending the night in the dark. economic damages could reach up to $20 billion. subways could be crippled for a week. >> they blamed the winds on a fire that quickly spread. it sparked one building. fire crews had to use a boat on the floodwaters and scale an awning to rescue 25 people from the roof. >> in manhattan, emergency crews had to wheel patients out of a hospital. 215 patients were taken to other hospitals. >> also in manhattan, a crane remains dangling atop a condo building that is under construction. it collapsed under strong winds this afternoon. the street below has been closed off. despite the damage in new york, new jersey, could have it even worse. the story tonight from cape may. >> reporter: sandy made landfall in southern new jersey this evening packing 80 miles per hour miles per hour winds. record-breaking
'm kristen sze the military is bringing in help to restore power for victims of sandy. >>> from california to new york loaded with equipment and crews. let's look at pictures of devastation to homes and businesses on the new jersey shore overwhelming. millions of homes are without power. pg&e is helping to provide some of the equipment. the death toll is at least 70. people living in the damaged areas are going to need that help right away. it should arrive sometime this afternoon. katie marzullo is going to join news a moment. look at these live pictures. you can see so many homes have been devastated. the weather came up over the new jersey shore. people have a long way to go for recovery. >> reporter: the defense department says it is flying 17 aircraft from california to new york, that aircraft is loaded with power generation equipment that is going to help crews get the lights back. utility officials in new york say they are on track to get the power back in manhattan by saturday. wheels of recovery are turning slowly. look at the line for buses in brooklyn, six blocks long and growin
. there were many areas struck hard by the sandy. this is the lobby of verizon company. a tanker ran aground. a parking lot full of yellow cabs. look at this image. a construction site sunk into a large hole. more than 8.2 million households without power in 17 states tonight and sandy is still not through. this thing is unbelievable. >> it's truly unbelievable. doppler radar image. you can see fewer areas right now. we see the precipitation. there is some openings and dry spots but still a massive storm that essentially covers the entire northeastern quadrant of the company. the center of that storm, waves of heavy rain, thunderstorms and snow. in fact parts of west virginia have received over 2 feet of snow since it move inland and in parts of pennsylvania, as well. we are seeing more dry areas now, but still some bands of heavy thunderstorms hitting parts of rhode island and in boston. band after band of activity. we'll keep tracking it for you. >> dan: we will see you shortly. helping in some rescues in new york, norcal team. one of paramedics left his four-week-old son to help those in
sandy. these are pictures from an amusement park of the barrier islands off staten island. there is just nothing left. rollercoaster rides that stood for 75 years are twisted metal now. however new york city is pushing forward. the city's annual marathon will be held on sunday as scheduled. the race makes light of the suffering, but supporterses -- supporters say it brings in money that the city desperately need. money affected by sandy say they just want to get home. this was the expressway after an evacuation order was lifted. look at all of the cars. of course you need gas to drive and that is in short supply because of sandy. people are waiting in line more than three hours to buy some gas from the stations that have power to even operate. the walt disney company has announced a $2 million contribution to the victims of super storm sandy. >> we are doing everything we can including the cash donation plus encouraging our employees to donate on their own which we will match dollar for dollar. and using the great reaches of the walt disney company and the media networks,abc, espn and th
at the hospital a short time later. >>> as you may have seen in the past hour, super storm sandy is slowly winding through the east coast with a trail of devastation left behind. at least 50 people were killed because of the storm. tomorrow the president will see the damage in new jersey firsthand. many coastal communities are completely flooded. the full moon lead to higher tides than normal. that did not help. the winds pushed the water inland. the damage is just overwhelming. damage repair could cost up to $20 billion. electric crews will restore power to more than eight million customers still in the dark. brandy will look at the bruised and battered east coast. >> the emergency is not over, but new yorkers are venturing outside tonight. >> the reports are we won't have power until saturday. >> it is because of the strong winds and rain. this debris is all that is left of a hundred homes that went up in flames in breezy point, queens. it will take days to pump out all of the water from the subways, the tunnels and get transportation up and running again. >> do you want to come out? >> water re
. the surprising turn of events we uncovered in our investigation next. >> and super storm sandy and the trail of devastation left in her wake. the new state of emergency >>> you get a reverse mortgage and you must live in the home. >> how come one bay area county moved a 92-year-old woman out and then took a reverse mortgage out on her home? >> dan noyes is here with the investigation. >> it is an issue more and more baby boomers issue as their parents age. a public guardian taking over a person's affairs and selling the home against the family's wishes. no matter what the circumstances, the county is supposed to follow the rules. we found one case where they did not. >> my aunt loved that house, loved being home. it gave her memories of her husband. >> she says her aunt, 92-year-old lily scalia would never want to move out of her house. she suffers dementia, but she and her husband planned to live out their last days here. sam died in 1995. >> my aunt would tell me that, your uncle said if anything should happen to him, live in this house. stay in this house. jo i that's a promise lil -- >>
scientists are sounding the alarm over a microscopic sea creature. >> and hurricane sandy is a menace. the monster storm is now headed for the united states and it is likely to affect the airlines. >> you want to do it with a great guy. >> the provocative new political ad that some are political ad that some are callin [ woman ] don't forget the yard work! okay. [ male announcer ] with citibank's popmoney, dan can easily send money by email right from his citibank account. nice job ben. [ male announcer ] next up -- the gutters. citibank popmoney. easier banking. standard at citibank. helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. already facing an extreme threat from overfishing, but an equally severe problem is just getting attention. the oceans are turning more acidic and it is happening fast. that's bad for the animals who live in the water, of course, but as you will see tonight, it could also be very bad for us. it is staggering, really, but only
. hurricane sandy is on her way. just look how wide she reaches. in fact, we'll show you the dance but let's go to live doppler 7-hd. winds are at 75 miles an hour. category 1 hurricane, 290 miles east of cape hat last. you can see just mid-atlantic states are getting slander by these rainbands, very strong winds. i can tell you virginia beach reporting wind gusts over 35 miles per hour. you can see the distance, the windows of this storm system. over 500 miles across and all of that expected to move inland by this time tomorrow evening. baltimore and new york, rainbands moving in. it looks like atlantic city, that is where the potential for land fall will be monday night early tuesday morning. we're calling this a super storm because we have the warm moist air wrapping around the coast and another system bringing cold air. that will generate a very strong area of low pressure. that is why we'll see rainfall close to a foot, foot and a half in some locations and very cold air as well as snowfall will wrap around behind the system. it is going to be tough going for at least the next three d
the wrong message when the city is still recovering from hurricane sandy. this is a big about-face from the mayor michael bloomberg. he announced it on twitter. race organizers said logistics played a key role. >> a cancelled race. you have runner is from around the world here. we look we're on track for 40,000 runners. >> dan: now they are planning for next year. >> with scenes like this. >> this is your house right here? >> this is my house, it you'd to be over here. >> just posed like scenes like this forced the mayor to cancel the race. they have pallets 6 water and food. >> a lot of the provisions. >> but the picture that did not fit well with many in this city with hundreds of thousands still don't 6 power or large diesel generators guarded by security. >> how do you think your neighbors would like this? >> they would love it. >> there are children who are without blankets, without anything. then these generators is for that. >> the decision came hours after the mayor publicly defended the area? >> new york has to show that we are here and that we're going to recover. >> head of t
on superstorm sandy. unprecedented measures to relieve crisis brought on by the storm. long lines of people trying to get gas in linden, new jersey. fuel is one of the top concerns new york governor cuomo signed an order waiving a requirement that tankers register and pay tax before unloading. that would speed up delivery. some airlines are putting extra fuel on planes flying into new york to ensure planes can fly out. brandi hitt joins us from manhattan. >> reporter: as you can see the winds are starting to pick up and the temperatures are dropping fast. families are still struggling and still without power. more than three million people are still in the dark now as temperatures start get to freezing. victims woke up in cold dark homes again this morning facing another day of waiting for help. tempers are flaring as many feel they've been left out in the cold. >> this is really a dangerous, dangerous situation. it is a real dangerous place in the dark. >> reporter: on staten island where the hardest hit communities frustration and desperation. >> we lost everything. when you fix things, y
was apparently high on meth. >>> well now to the latest on hurricane sandy. it will bring flooding rain snow and wind from florida to the carolinas. maryland to maine. 86 million americans are -- 66 million americans are bracing for its impact. this is what sandy looks like from space. pretty good size storm. storm has already ripped across the caribbean killing 43 people. of course spencer christian is tracking the progress of the storm very closely. here with the latest on sandy. spencer. >> okay dan here's radar image of the storm and bands of rainfall heavy rain thunderstorms wrapping around the center of the storm. off the coast of northern florida right now atlantic coast and northern florida moving towards the north at 17 miles per hour. cad gory 1 hurricane maximum sustained winds 75 miles per hour but not the wind strength that we are concerned about it's the amount of rain it can produce. expected to take this track northward then northwest ward by tuesday making land fall somewhere near washington, d.c. still as category 1 hurricane and if indeed it collides with that mas
celebrations until monday because of unsafe conditions after superstorms storm sandy. we'll have the latest. meantime, flammable gas leaking in the storm zone. how dangerous is it? >>> an experiment on an invisible threat in all now, to the east coast and the latest on superstorm sandy. the number of people dead now put at 72. new york's governor declared a traffic emergency. he says public transit will be free tomorrow and friday. the subway will resume limited operations tomorrow. new york city was in gridlock today with people taking their cars because they needed to get to work, of course. more than six million homes and businesses are still in the dark. about two thirds of them in new york and new jersey. the president joined the state's is governor to tour the damage today. >> we are here for you. and we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure that you get all of the help that you need until you rebuild. >> the stock exchange was back open today in new york city after being closed monday and tuhe impact of this storm in places new jersey continues to develop. 25,000 people are
by hurricane sandy, new jersey officials will deploy military trucks as polling stations on tuesday. >> the mayor says the new york marathon will take place on sunday despite the extension. not everyone agrees that the right thing to do. >> new york's mayor says the starting gun will fire sunday for the annual marathon here. the still damaged streets of 40,000 runners and millions of onlookers. >> we expect by sunday most of the power will be back if not all of it. >> despite dramatic event to bring the power grid and subways back on line, there is growing concern that much of the race's course will not be back to normal clogging commuter routes. many are questioning whether they should be focusing on a race instead of a recovery. >> it seems wrong. if one police officer are helping others because of the storm to go work at a road race. >> race begins in the city's most difficult borough one hard hit by the storm. >> it starts on staten island by the bridge and then main roads throughout the city. >> but despite those efforts, manhattan island president is calling the decision is cr
johnson. >> dan: i'm dan ashley. new and sad developments in the aftermath of hurricane sandy the bodies of 102 people have been found so far many by the national guard. lines at gas stations may not disappear and the military is delivering 22 million gallons of gas and diesel and power is coming back on and second pg&e from california is on t way. a coastguard teams from novato and alameda have deployed to assist in the recovery. most teams will deal with the removal of hazardous waste. the mayor bowed to the pressure cancelling sunday's marathon. you spoke to bay area runners already preparing for the race. >> it's a big deal and every runner they agonized deciding if they should go. a few decided to go and now they are making plans what to do on sunday. >> this would have been the ninth marathon and would have been her final race but she cancelled her plans after seeing the devastation the city is still ceiling. >> i didn't think they were pulling resources to help runners when there are people missing and no power and food or heat. >> she and long with half a dozen runners had traine
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